The upper portion of the spiral ligament contains numerous capillary loops and small blood vessels, and is termed the stria vascularis. It produces endolymph for the scala media, one of the three fluid-filled compartments of the cochlea. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stria_vascularis ]

Synonyms: vascular stripe of cochlear duct stria vascularis of cochlea stria vascularis psalterial cord

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
stria vascularis ductus cochlearis [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0001819 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Cochlea-crosssection.png

external ontology notes

represented as a wall in FMA. MESH def implies part of spiral ligament but better represented as adjacency / overlaps

has related synonym

vascular stria of cochlear duct
stria vascularis ductus cochlearis

id

UBERON:0002282